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SubjectRE: PROBLEM: Kernel 2.4.18 Promise driver (IDE) hangs @ boot withPromise 20267
On Wed, 2002-06-12 at 14:32, Braden McGrath wrote:
> > You might try Alan Cox's ac kernel. 2.4.19pre10ac2 seems
> > to work bit better on the Promise controllers for me. You
> > will need to patch in 2.4.19pre10, and then 2.4.19pre10ac2.
> >
> >
> >
> Thanks, I'll give it a try... Will I experience any problems trying to
> get XFS into this kernel as well? I start with 2.4.18 to patch to the
> pre* series, correct? (I'm not used to running bleeding edge...) I'm
> guessing the order would be:
> 2.4.18 (stock)
> +XFS
> +.19pre10
> +pre10ac2

I doubt you are going to be able to apply the std xfs patch to
pre10ac2. On the other hand if you grab xfs out of cvs you'll have
2.4.19pre10+xfs. You might be able to produce a patch from that
(2.4.19pre10 -> 2.4.19pre10+xfs) applies fairly cleanly to pre10ac2.
I'd check and see if 2.4.18-pre10ac2 even boots before trying that;-)

> CONFIG_PDC202XX_FORCE=n (I read that this is for FastTrak
> controllers, I only have an Ultra100)

Opps my bad. I've got both the ultratraks, and fasttraks floating
around in various systems.

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